Cinnamon Oat Baked Apples - A healthy and delicious dessert to make for fall! The perfect way to enjoy the flavors of apple pie without all of the calories. This baked apple recipe will become a fast favorite!
Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine oats and pecans (if desired) with a sprinkle of cinnamon. Spread out on a baking sheet in a thin layer and bake for 4-6 minutes until golden and toasted. Remove and set aside. Reduce oven temp to 325°F.
Rinse and core the apples, but make sure not to cut through the bottom of the apple. You can use an apple corer or a paring knife. Make sure seeds are removed as well (scoop out with spoon)
In a bowl combine oat-pecan mixture with brown sugar, yogurt , melted butter and cinnamon. Spoon mixture into the cavity of each apple. Place apples in an 8X8 inch baking dish. Pour water in the bottom of dish.
Bake at 325°F for 30-40 minutes until tender (not mushy). Top with whipped cream or ice cream and serve.